A further expansion in the cooperation between the Sovereign Order of Malta and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), based in Vienna, has been announced by the Permanent Observer of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Ambassador Günther A. Granser, at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs at the Vienna International Centre, on 16 March. The Order of Malta aims to establish a greater presence of the UNODC Youth Initiative – a program that was first launched by the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section six years ago and which took place this year from 12 to 14 March.